How to Get What You Want From Your Career…

Have you ever wondered why some people seem to be able to achieve great success, while others seem to struggle? What is the difference in the actions and attitudes between the two groups of people? This week’s podcast is with Lyman MacInnis author of How to Succeed in Anything by Really Trying. I have to say, this was one of my all time favorite book titles. I found out about this book through a reference from one of my clients (thanks Jim).

Lyman has been a senior partner for over 30 years with an international accounting firm and works with a number of highly successful professionals. He has written his book based upon his observations about those who get breakthrough success while others struggle (hint, it isn’t about the economy). The more I digested the title of his book, the more this book’s title impacted me. As I thought about times when I have been successful personally or professionally, it was the difference between trying and really trying. I hear from many people, “I tried”. The real difference between those that achieve their goals and those that don’t those that achieve their goals really try!

Are you trying to get better at what you do? Really try
Are you trying to look for a new job? Really try
Are you trying to get promoted? Really try
Are you trying to change careers? Really try
Are you trying to find work-life balance? Really try
Are you trying to be a good boss? Really try

As Lyman shared “Whatever you do, do it really well”

You and I both know the difference…This week, really try!

This week’s 60 Second Workout – What can you do to “really” try?

Continue the conversation on my blog ; What is your advice on getting what you really want?

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Really trying, along the road with you!

Alan

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